Massachusetts Production Duo CLOAQxDAGGER Drop Astounding New Project ‘A Working Title’

Crack Sizzlack & Mathias, the Massachusetts production duo also known as CLOAQxDAGGER, have been dropping singles and visuals to hype up their latest album, A Working Title. It was worth the wait. The LP is a tight representation of how much the duo can provide for the right artists. They’ve chosen a vast array of incredibly talented … More Massachusetts Production Duo CLOAQxDAGGER Drop Astounding New Project ‘A Working Title’

Rec Riddles Will Shake You To Your Core On New Album ‘The Plague’

Rec Riddles’ new album The Plague is fueled by passion, talent, and powerful statements that will shake you to your core. The 8 track project is fully produced by the man himself, showing us that he’s not only gifted lyrically, but he’s also a wizard on the boards. His sound is gritty, but there are … More Rec Riddles Will Shake You To Your Core On New Album ‘The Plague’

Amerigo Gazaway Challenges Systematic Racism In New Single ‘Indivisible’

A perfect way to enter back into the blogging game – Amerigo Gazaway’s new single Indivisible. So much time and thought went into a song that both uplifts and challenges. Every time we see another atrocious hate crime, a death by racist cops or rednecks, and everything inbetween, eventually our pain, hurt, and anger cannot … More Amerigo Gazaway Challenges Systematic Racism In New Single ‘Indivisible’

Neak and Since9ine6ix Drop The Most Impressive Track I’ve Heard All Year In ‘AbstracT’

Neak and Since9ine6ix’s pen game is as sharp as a sword. Their latest collaborative piece, AbstracT, is the most impressive track I’ve heard this year. Why? One play, and you’ll understand exactly why I feel this way. A Q-Tip sampled chorus divides up two heart palpating, dynamic verses from each artist that take their lyrics … More Neak and Since9ine6ix Drop The Most Impressive Track I’ve Heard All Year In ‘AbstracT’

Sareem Poems & Newselph Find Clarity In Chaos on Latest Single ‘I Don’t Know’

Illect Recordings brings together another one-two punch with FFD favorites Sareem Poems & Newsleph.  The independent record label was nice enough to gift me with the actual vinyl to their collaborative effort 88 To Now which stood as one of my favorites of last year. Whenever they join forces something amazing is bound to transpire like … More Sareem Poems & Newselph Find Clarity In Chaos on Latest Single ‘I Don’t Know’

Jawn Stockton & Swoope Drop Beautiful Yet Complex Instrumental LP ‘Serene’

I LOVE instrumental albums, and Jawn Stockton & Swoope made an excellent one. I always wonder how a producer chooses titles for certain tracks, but with Serene, the mystery was gone. Each one made sense to me, but of course they are open to interpretation. I found that to be one of the greatest elements … More Jawn Stockton & Swoope Drop Beautiful Yet Complex Instrumental LP ‘Serene’

Sqreeb Makes A Connection Between Canada and the U.S On Instrumental Project ‘Cross The Border’

Sqreeb is all you could want in a modern-day hip hop producer. The Montreal native cuts-up samples in the vein of pioneer beatsmiths such as DJ Premier but uses elements of this generation’s digitalized programming such as Pro Tools and Fruity Loops. All of this is to say that his September full length, Cross The Border, is … More Sqreeb Makes A Connection Between Canada and the U.S On Instrumental Project ‘Cross The Border’

Sareem Poems’ Takes A Nostalgic Trip Back To His Hip Hop Childhood

Illect Recordings is at it again, hosting Sareem Poems’ latest single Kick’n It. Sareem was once a student of hip hop, and while he continues to sharpen his pen and evolve, he is leaps and bounds ahead of the youngins of the SoundCloud universe. Kick’n It is an ideal representation of Sareem’s introduction to the genre as a … More Sareem Poems’ Takes A Nostalgic Trip Back To His Hip Hop Childhood

A Broke Ass White Boy Displays Overwhelming Talent on New Instrumental Album ‘A Beat Is Worth A Thousand Words’

I love playing instrumental projects on Saturdays. I wake up and immediately make coffee, sit down, and either read music editorials or do some work while soaking in the sounds. When the sun is starting to go down in the afternoon, and I’m on my 4th cup of coffee, I’m in the mood for some … More A Broke Ass White Boy Displays Overwhelming Talent on New Instrumental Album ‘A Beat Is Worth A Thousand Words’